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Represent Yourself in Family Court

The Family Law Information Centre at the Ministry of Justice has created a number of self-help kits. They also partner with other organizations to put on a number of in-person drop-in sessions at various locations throughout the province.

If you are representing yourself and are negotiating an agreement, or pursuing claims through the courts, you can also review some of the sample clauses that are provided on this page. They can be modified to suit your needs.

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1. Help Sessions

Family law help sessions enable the public to meet with volunteers to obtain legal information, assistance and referrals. These sessions offer information and ongoing support within a supportive environment for people whose cases are moving through the family justice system.

No appointment is required to attend the help sessions. A list of currently scheduled sessions is available below:

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2. Self-Help Kits

Self-help kits are packages of court forms and instructions that have been prepared by the Family Law Information Centre. The kits are for people who intend to represent themselves in court and they cover several different types of proceedings.

The Family Law Information Centre is in the process of updating the kits to incorporate recent changes to family law legislation and court rules. While these updates are underway the kits will not be available online, but forms and instructions are still available and can be obtained by contacting the Family Law Information Centre.

  • K01a - Starting a Family Law Proceeding
    If nothing has previously been filed with the Court of Queen's Bench in Saskatchewan, this kit allows you to start a family law court proceeding, making a claim for any combination of parenting, child support, spousal support, property division and divorce.
  • K01b - Sole Petitioner Divorce
    One person can apply for a divorce judgment, where there are no other issues that need to be resolved between the parties. One spouse must have resided in Saskatchewan for a period at least one year.
  • K01c - Co-Petitioner Divorce Kit
    Both parties can apply together for a divorce judgment, where there are no other issues that need to be resolved. One spouse must have resided in Saskatchewan for a period at least one year.
  • K02a - Preparing an Answer and Counter-Petition
    If you have been served with a family law Petition, and you are opposing any of the claims made in that Petition, you can use this kit to file an Answer. If you wish to make any of your own claims against the Petitioner, you can also use this kit to file a Counter-petition.
  • K03a - Application for Substantive Interim Relief
    This kit allows you to apply for an interim parenting order and/or an interim support order. In order to use this kit, a Petition must have been previously filed with the Court of Queen's Bench.
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3. Fact Sheets

Becoming a Person of Sufficient Interest
Learn how to become a Person of Sufficient Interest (PSI) in child protection proceedings.

Child Protection Proceedings in Saskatchewan
Find information on child protection proceedings in Saskatchewan for Provincial and Queen's Bench Court.

My Child Has Been Apprehended; "What Are My Choices?"
Find information on what your options are if your child has been apprehended.

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4. Sample Clauses

In completing your kit, you may find it useful to use some of the sample clauses below in your Notice of Application or draft Order documents:

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5. Family Law Video Series

The Family Law Information Centre created a video series to provide legal information on a variety of family law issues.

Finances During Separation
This video includes information on calculating your assets, budgeting, managing debt and separating your finances when a spousal relationship ends.

Child Support
This video includes information about who is responsible for paying child support, how it is calculated, and how to apply for and change a child support order.

Spousal Relationships and Their Breakdown
This video includes information about how legally recognized spousal relationships are created and ended in Saskatchewan.

Options for Resolving Disputes
This video includes information about mediation, arbitration, collaborative law and other options for resolving family law disputes.

Parenting Arrangements
This video includes information about the different types of parenting arrangements, how parenting arrangements can be determined and how they can be enforced, and where to go for further information or help.

Dividing Family Property
This video includes information on what counts as family property, how it can be divided, and options for resolving disputes about the division of property.

Family Violence
This video contains information about resources and legal options available to people experiencing family violence.

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